Where does the new flood defence in Nottingham protect?

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The new flood defence will protect more inland properties than any other in England Credit: ITV Central

Nottingham's new flood defence opened today and covers more inland properties than any other in the country.

The £45 million defence stretches nearly 17 miles along the River Trent, from Sawley to Colwick. More details can be found here.


UK's Biggest Flood Defences

The country's longest ever flood defences are opening in Nottingham. The forty-five million pound project protects sixteen thousand homes and businesses along 16 miles of the River Trent.